Spendy weekend? Need to tighten the belt to make it to your next paycheck? We have you covered. Our cheap eats this week span the globe without leaving the boroughs. Not a single one will set you back more than $10.
Although we'd much rather stay put with a comforting pot of stew, for folks forced to brave the elements while those clumsy weather gods accidentally drop their frozen cocaine stash all over our fair city, hot, portable snacks can act like edible hand warmers (ed. note -- do not use on feet). Short ... More >>
On Tuesday two New Yorkers were arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on charges of conspiring to provide support to terrorist organizations in Afghanistan. Humayoun Ghoulan Nabi, 27, of Elmhurst, Queens, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, face up to seven years each if convicted. Accord ... More >>
Granta brings the U.K. to NY
Castor bean flower, via WikipediaThe New York Times says Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen is stockpiling castor beans in an attempt to manufacture ricin, a harmful toxin, to use in America. According to the report, the terrorist cell wants to "secretly concoct batches of the poison, pack them aroun ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
One Pakistani man's personal journey enraged his traditional family
Former Voice staffer Jim Sosnicky passed along this email from his friend, Alia Ali, an Oxford-educated doctor living in Lahore, who was rounded up and locked down in Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf's state-of-emergency military crackdown on his opposition. Ali wrote from detention: ... More >>
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Mohsin Hamid's American invasion
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Modest, humane indie observes NYC's graveyard shift
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The 9-11 Commission will face towering questions in visit to the city
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